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20 awesome last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts

It's not too late! You can still order these kick-ass Valentine’s Day gifts on Amazon

Written by
Annalise Mantz
Jennifer Picht
Lauren Rothman

So you forgot about Valentine’s Day, and now it’s too late to place an order at NYC’s best chocolate shops and flower shops. Don’t fret just yet—there’s still hope for an evening full of romance. We’ve compiled the funniest and most thoughtful last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that say “I dig you” without going over-the-top. You can order all of these babies on Amazon and still have them delivered in time for the big day, and don’t worry—we won’t tell your date that these Valentine’s Day ideas weren’t totally yours. Consider it our little secret, New York.

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Last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts

Diptyque, the unique Paris-based home goods store, is known by many for its richly scented candles. Their rose candle seems especially appropriate for Valentine’s Day, and lasts way longer than the traditional bouquet.

Diptyque Roses Candle, $32 on

Perfect for the sexy chef in your life, this heart-shaped spoon and spoon rest effectively conveys both “I love you” and “please cook for me” all at once.

Kovot heart-shaped wooden spoon and rest, $9.99 on


If your guy isn’t likely to indulge himself, treat him to a bit of luxury with this ultra manly razor. The advanced butterfly head delivers a super close shave without any accidental cuts, and comes with a sleek travel case and five bonus blades.

Viking’s Blade The Chieftain Safety Razor, $36.97 on

Wear your heart on your sleeve—or around your neck—with this dual-purpose accessory from Rebecca Minkoff. Wrap the black leather around your wrist several to wear it as a bracelet, or loop it just twice to turn it into an on-trend choker.

Rebecca Minkoff heart leather wrap bracelet or choker, $33.60 on


Famed French chocolatier Valrhona produces some of the most exquisite chocolates in the world. Your sweetheart with a sweet tooth will go wild for this tasting set of four grand cru single-origin varieties.

Valrhona dark and milk gourmet chocolates, $38.95 on

Let’s be real: No New York apartment has room for a full-sized house plant. Instead, gift your special someone these elegant ceramic planters with brass accents. They’re wall mounted, so they won’t take up any excess space in your cramped pad.

Umbra Trigg hanging containers, $22.15 on


This jasmine-scented bath bomb contains clary sage and ylang ylang, essential oils said to be aphrodisiacs, so it’s a must for any romantic bath. The fact that it leaves your skin silky smooth doesn’t hurt, either.

Lush Cosmetics Sex Bath Bomb, $13.98 on

The cheeky message on this ceramic mug is pure Valentine’s Day kitsch, but the pastel pink design makes it stylish enough to use any time of the year. Your sweetie will think of you with every sip of coffee. Love Potion mug, $14 on


This rugged metallic cuff adds a stylish touch to any guy’s outfit without looking too flashy. If he pairs it with a suit, a hint of gold might peek out from under his shirtsleeve; worn with a cozy sweater and jeans, it gives him a little bit of extra swagger.

Giles and Brother railroad cuff spike bracelet, $66.50 on

This all-natural body polish will make her feel feel like she’s getting a spa treatment at home. Moisturizing coconut oil, exfoliating sugar and fragrant rose oil combine in this lightly scented scrub.

Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose coconut oil body polish, $44 on

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